Neurosurgeon-in-Chief and CEO, Abdulrauf Institute of Neurosurgery
Dr. Saleem I.Abdulrauf is the Founding Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Saint Louis University (SLU), St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is the Neurosurgeon-in-Chief and CEO, Abdulrauf Institute of Neurosurgery which is a consortium for the World's Top Super-Specialized Neurosurgeons. He is considered a leading figure in the field of neurosurgery. He has served as a visiting professor to over 100 universities around the globe. He has authored the main reference textbook for brain bypass surgery titled “CerebralRevascularization” in which Dr. Abdulrauf details extra-cranial to intracranial bypass surgery. Additionally, he has pioneered a procedure forebrain bypass surgery that is named after him. He has served on the boards of multiple neurosurgical societies including the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), the North American SkullBase Society (NASBS), and the World Federation of Skull Base Societies (WFSBS). His most preeminent role was his appointment as the inaugural global President of the Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society, which is considered the primary international society for operative neurosurgery. He was named the 17th President of the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) 2019-2020. He has been named as one of the Best Doctors in America annually for ten years. Dr.Abdulrauf’s opinion is routinely sought for the treatment of complex cases by neurosurgeons from around the world.